Living

NWAP group hears from Parks department

<i>Editor's note: Rosie O'Grady is co-chair of the Northwest Area Partnership of neighborhoods. The Your Neighbor column is written by a member of a local nonprofit group and appears frequently in Neighbors. </i><br>Our February meeting convened with ...

Miss Indiana 2012 to speak, twirl at IPFW on Sunday

<i>Editor's note: Mary Briscoe is treasurer of the Purdue Club of Fort Wayne and a 1984 Purdue graduate. The Your Neighbor column is written by a member of a local nonprofit group and appears frequently in Neighbors. </i><br>Miss Indiana 2012, ...

Homestead team gets 8th in Rube Goldberg contest

The Homestead High School Science Club didn't win Saturday at the Rube Goldberg Machine Contest national high school championship, but they finished strong, grabbing eighth place among 15 teams.The team's machine, "Space Exploration," completed two perfect runs and one where students had to ...

Tip of the hat

A great big tip of the hat to my neighbor, John Becker of Pine Valley Drive, for snowblowing my driveway and other neighbors' when I had 12 inches of snow in my driveway alone! What a great neighbor to have. Thank you!To Ron Dawson: Your letter to the editor (Feb. 8) was fantastic. Keep them ...

Cruise to Ossian for ship-style dining on dry land

Want to experience cruise ship dining without the ship?Lighted Gardens Banquet and Reception Center, 10794 N. Indiana 1, Ossian, is hosting a reservations-only Cruise Ship Dining experience starting at 6 p.m. Saturday with a cocktail/appetizer hour. At 7 p.m. the buffet dinner begins, with five ...

TV Diary

The classic film "The Best Years of Our Lives' (1946) airs at 8 p.m. tonight on TCM.This film, which won the Best Picture Academy Award, focuses on three World War II veterans who encounter problems when they return home after war. It starred Dana Andrews, Fredric March, Myrna Loy and Harold ...

Recipe: Bananas Foster meets bread pudding

Bananas Foster and bread pudding are two of the most popular desserts in New Orleans.We decided to take a more-is-better approach and combine them into one. <br><center> Banana-bourbon bread pudding </center><br>Start to finish: 1 ...

2 treats from `The Amish Recipe Project’

These are two sweet treats from "The Amish Recipe Project," by Kevin Williams, the "Amish Cook" column editor. Lovina's column will return its regular format next week!<br><center> Amish hot fudge cake </center><br>1 cup all-purpose flour2 ...

Smallest Winner weigh-in Friday

Fort Wayne's Smallest Winner will offer a public division to run simultaneously with the 15-week weight-loss contest. Weigh-in for the public division is 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and 4-6 p.m. Friday at Lutheran Weight Management Center, northeast corner of the Rehabilitation Hospital of Fort Wayne, 7970 ...

Building a backup workout plan into your day

You hear a lot about the importance of "making an appointment with yourself" to exercise, but sometimes even that isn't enough.Recently I blew off three potential workouts penciled into my day before finally squeezing in a run while waiting to pick our fourth-grader up from school. Luckily, I ...

Divorces

GRANTED FEB. 11-15, 2013* Lyndsay Rieman and Albert Rieman* Angela Kytta and Kurt Kytta* Joshua T. Balser and Anne Marie Balser* Virginia M. Burns-Wilson and Robert Wilson* Norman B. Compton and Catherine Compton* Alison Penland and Justin Penland* Richard E. Rohrbach and Nika Rohrbach* Curt ...

Births

Here is a selected listing of births in Allen County hospitals sent to the Allen County Bureau of Vital Records through Feb. 24.<br> Fort Wayne* Aaron C. Mann to Jaron C. and Christopher A. Mann.* Alexa R. Schroeder to Dana A. and Kyle A. Schroeder.* Alivia M. Greer to Breann M. ...

Tips to prepare as you wait on spring

Hanging on the inside door knob of my kitchen door is a charming little "Knob Notes" card that will tell visitors to my home that I'm out in the garden. I'm looking forward to the day (six days till spring) when I can hang it on the front door so my visitors will know where to find me.In the ...